Outside Scholarships and Veterans Benefits

Outside Scholarships

Throughout the year, the financial aid office receives announcements from the legal community with scholarship opportunities. Below is the list of the current announcements. For more information on the individual scholarships, feel free to contact the agency directly.

Ashley Rose Honorary Diabetes Law Student Scholarship Award

Katz & Phillips, P.A. is devoted to raising awareness and funds to help treat and cure type I diabetes. In recognition of the fact that diabetes often makes it more challenging to take on academic endeavors such as law school. This scholarship is designed to assist eligible students with type I diabetes with their law school tuition. For more information, please see the application.

Award: $1,000

Deadline: September 30, 2014

Katz & Phillips 2014 Single-Parent Scholarship

For more information, please see application.

Deadline: September 30, 2014

Katz & Phillips 2014 Law Scholarship for Veterans

For more information, please see application.

Deadline: September 30, 2014

2014 Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship

For more information, please see the application.

Deadline: September 30, 2014

Contra Costa County Bar Association Women's Section Scholarship

The Contra Costa Bar Association Women's Section is proud to present the Honorable Patricia Heron Scholarship and the Honorable Ellen James Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving law student(s) with demonstrated leadership potential, academic success, and a commitment to women's issues. For more information, please see the application.

Deadline: October 1, 2014

Fresno County Lawyers' Memorial Scholarship

The Fresno County Association presents this scholarship for a law student who is a resident of Fresno County and is in good academic standing of a school of law in California accredited by the State Bar of California. Students in law school outside Fresno County are eligible so long as their permanent family residence address is in Fresno County, California. For more information, please see application.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: October 15, 2014

The Harry Zekian Memorial Scholarship

The Fresno County Association presents this scholarship for a law student who is a resident of Fresno County and is in good academic standing of a school of law in California accredited by the State Bar of California. Students in law school outside Fresno County are eligible so long as their permanent family residence address is in Fresno County, California. For more information, please see application.

Amount: $2,500

Deadline: October 15, 2014

Fisher & Talwar Legal Inspiration Scholarship

For more information, please see the application.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: December 1, 2014

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers' Single Mother Scholarship

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers is proudly offering a scholarship for single mothers in law school. This scholarship will assist a single mother to financially support and sustain a stable household for her family. For more information, please see the application.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: December 5, 2014

Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP Diversity Scholars Award

Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP is proud to present this scholarship to recognize law students who have demonstrated academic achievement, a commitment to diversity in their community, school or work environment, and personal achievements in overcoming challenges to reach goals. For more information, please see the application.

Award:$2,500

Deadline: December 12, 2014

Farzad Family Law Scholarship

Farzad Family Law, APC is proudly offering an annual scholarship to all law students. This scholarship is merit based and the winning applicant will receive funding towards their costs of education. for more information, please see the application.

Award: $3,000

Deadline: December 15, 2014

The Bridgat Scholarship Program

For more information, please see the application.

Deadline: December 31, 2014

Empowering Women In Law Scholarship

For more information, please see the application.

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: December 31, 2014

The Reeves Law Group Scholarship

Reeves Law Groups is proud to present this scholarship for students currently enrolled in a university. For more information, please see the application.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: December 31, 2015 

Survivor's Scholarship

Chalik and Chalik Law Offices is glad to present the Survivor's Scholarship. This scholarship is for a person seeking higher education and has survived cancer or a serious illness. For more information, please see application.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: January 12, 2015

Boling Rice, LLC Scholarship

Boling Rice, LLC understands the value of education as well as the often significant costs associated with obtaining one.  As attorneys, they are well aware of the financial strain that tuition, books, parking, and other educational expenses can put on both students and families. Boling Rice, LLP value helping people who show promise and initiative, and for this purpose are pleased to be offering a yearly scholarship to help students meet their financial needs. For more information, please see the application.

Amount:$1,000

Deadline: Janaury 15, 2015

Levin and Zeiger, LLP Scholarship

For more information, please see the application.

Award: $1,000

Deadline: January 31, 2015

Writing Competitions

Students can also win monetary prizes and a chance to be published through various writing competitions. Check the writing competitions web page for a list of opportunities.

Veterans Benefits

All School of Law programs are approved for veterans' benefits. Eligible students should contact their regional V.A. office.

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